Updates for students and educators

Applications open for 2018 CERN openlab Summer Students

7 Dec 2017 – Would you be interested in working on an advanced IT project for two months during the summer? Apply to the CERN openlab Summer Student Programme

Happy International Cosmic Day

30 Nov 2017 – International Cosmic Day takes place for the sixth time on 30 November with high-school students from around the world investigating cosmic rays

Inside Story: Behind the scenes of the high-school programme

28 Nov 2017 – Heather Wark, University of Liverpool, joined the High-School Students and Teachers Programme when she was 17, now she returns the opportunity

Summer programmes for high-school students and teachers

24 Nov 2017 – Applications are now open for CERN’s international summer programmes for high-school students and high-school teachers

Particles4U competition open for applications

22 Nov 2017 – All primary and secondary students and teachers can participate - in their own language with prizes for you & your classroom

Intel and CERN openlab team up for developer challenge

16 Nov 2017 – The competition featured students working on exciting challenges within both high-energy physics and other research domains

Netzwerk Teilchenwelt: German high-school students at CERN

27 Oct 2017 – Five high-school students from Germany conducted their own research at CERN as part of the Netzwerk Teilchenwelt programme

CERN openlab students reflect on summer projects

19 Oct 2017 – The final students from the 2017 CERN openlab Summer Student Programme recently left CERN after nine weeks working on advanced computing projects

Celebrating World Teachers’ Day at CERN

17 Oct 2017 – CERN celebrated teachers’ key contribution to society with a stand-up show and a panel discussion at the Globe of Science and Innovation

A CERN PhD student receives the 2017 Carlo Offelli Prize

13 Oct 2017 – Carlo Baccigalupi, a CERN PhD, was awarded Italy’s 2017 Carlo Offelli Prize for his PhD dissertation

First international S’Cool LAB Summer CAMP for high-schools

6 Sep 2017 – 24 high-school students from 24 different countries took part in the first S’Cool LAB Summer CAMP at CERN

The Beamline for Schools competition 2018 is now open!

18 Jul 2017 – Groups of physics students are invited, along with their teachers, to research and propose an idea for an experiment

How can cubes made of paper help teach particle physics?

29 Jun 2017 – AcceleratAR uses paper cubes and an augmented reality app to simulate a particle accelerator to help students learn about particle physics

Training tomorrow’s ICT specialists: students return to CERN

12 Jun 2017 – CERN openlab has been running its summer student programme for 15 years. Some of our students also return to CERN...

40th CERN School of Computing goes to Spain: Apply now!

10 Apr 2017 – Applications are now open for CERN’s 40th School of Computing. The CSC 2017 will take place from 27 August to 9 September 2017 in Madrid, Spain

Sit down for coffee with the Standard Model

7 Apr 2017 – The Standard Model Lagrangian equation, seen on t-shirts and mugs from CERN, is explained line-by-line in a new paper aimed at teachers

(Almost) the whole world represented in BL4S

6 Apr 2017 – On 31 March 2017 the submission period ended for the fourth Beamline for Schools competition

Award season at the ATLAS Experiment

8 Mar 2017 – ATLAS PhD students publish dozens of outstanding theses every year. Since 2010, a few have been celebrated at the annual ATLAS Thesis Awards.

Applications for S’Cool LAB Days in 2017/18 now open

1 Mar 2017 – High school teachers are invited to apply now to visit S’Cool LAB between September 2017 and June 2018

Meet the talented recipients of the ATLAS PhD Grant

23 Feb 2017 – The ATLAS PhD Grant gives students an opportunity to benefit from world-class research, supervision and training within the ATLAS collaboration


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